Keith C. Perry on 27 Apr 2017 10:38:36 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Webroot

LOL, I think I'm going to have to start doing that too Tom :D

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From: "Thomas Delrue" <>
To: "Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List" <>, "Rich Freeman" <>
Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:53:36 AM
Subject: Re: [PLUG] Webroot

On April 27, 2017 3:08:53 PM GMT+02:00, Rich Freeman <> wrote:
>On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:34 AM, Ronald P Guilmet
><> wrote:
>> To some extent we have no privacy anymore.
>IMO getting companies and eventually people to stop copying your
>personal information is going to steadily become like the RIAA trying
>to get people to stop copying mp3 files.
>Ultimately privacy is all about controlling information: the
>information about everything you do.  Information "wants to be free"
>and as it becomes easier to collect and share it will become steadily
>harder to control.  I wouldn't be surprised if 100 years from now you
>could go onto the same sorts of websites where you can download the
>latest feature movie and download an archive containing video footage
>of everywhere you've been since birth.  All it takes is some facial
>recognition and some disk space, and when we get to the point where
>downloading a few petabytes of data takes a few minutes the space
>constraint will go away.
>Today we still have some hope of controlling our privacy, but I think
>at some point our culture will need to adapt.

"[...]as I’ve debated this issue around the world, every single time somebody has said to me, “I don’t really worry about invasions of privacy because I don’t have anything to hide.” I always say the same thing to them. I get out a pen, I write down my email address. I say, “Here’s my email address. What I want you to do when you get home is email me the passwords to all of your email accounts, not just the nice, respectable work one in your name, but all of them, because I want to be able to just troll through what it is you’re doing online, read what I want to read and publish whatever I find interesting. After all, if you’re not a bad person, if you’re doing nothing wrong, you should have nothing to hide.” Not a single person has taken me up on that offer."

I couldn't resist...
(Sent from my mobile device,  please forgive brevity or typos.)
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